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Why It Took Two Earthquakes for San Francisco to Finally Build Smarter - History


San Francisco's location along the San Andreas Fault means that the city is, and always will be, prone to earthquakes. But that doesn't have to mean it's prone to devastation. After major earthquakes in both 1906 and 1989, the city retained its status ...

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 18:07:08 GMT | MORE DETAILS

USGS: Magnitude 5.7 Earthquake Strikes off Northern California Coast - NBC Bay Area


The company held earthquake preparedness drills in San Francisco on Tuesday, using a piece of equipment dubbed the "Big Shaker" to simulate a magnitude-8.0 temblor. (Published Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017). Later in the afternoon, the USGS reported a ...

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 20:59:17 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Magnitude 6.1 Earthquake Shakes Jittery Mexico - CBS San Francisco Bay Area


MEXICO CITY (AP) — A strong new earthquake shook Mexico on Saturday, causing new alarm in a country reeling from two yet-more-powerful quakes this month that have killed nearly 400 people. The U.S. Geological Survey said the new, magnitude 6.1 ...

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 15:21:00 GMT | MORE DETAILS

How ready will Bay Area be for next big quake? - San Francisco Chronicle


San Francisco in 2013 passed a law requiring wooden buildings three stories or higher with five to 15 units to be retrofitted to make them earthquake safe. “That's a visionary change and San Francisco was way out in front of other jurisdictions,” said ...

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 00:19:16 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Will a Catastrophic Earthquake Strike the U.S.? | Time.com - TIME


The likelihood that the U.S. will see a catastrophic earthquake within the next 30 years is very high — and it's not just the West Coast that's at risk, experts say.and more »

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:28:33 GMT | MORE DETAILS

How Damaging Would A Major Earthquake Be For San Francisco ... - Here And Now


There was a magnitude 3.6 earthquake in the Los Angeles area Monday night. It wasn't strong enough to cause serious damage, but it's a reminder of a looming ...and more »

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 15:14:08 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Earthquake code compliance enforced in San Francisco - KTVU San Francisco


SAN FRANCISCO (KTVU) - The two Mexican mega quakes prove that their building codes will have to be strengthened significantly. Constantly improving California Codes has proven they can and do minimize injuries and death, provided they are followed.

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 01:49:52 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Major Earthquake Will Almost Certainly Rattle Bay Area Within Next 30 Years - NBC Bay Area


A 7.0 earthquake or larger hasn't rattled the Bay Area for 110 years. The 1906 quake measured a 7.8 magnitude, and left much of San Francisco in ruins. Leading up to that disaster, smaller earthquakes shook the Bay Area relatively frequently, but after ...

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 02:36:37 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Mexico Far Ahead Of California With Earthquake Early-Warning ... - CBS San Francisco Bay Area


SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) — A decade after development began on an earthquake early warning system in California, the project is still years away from full ...and more »

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 01:11:00 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Facebook signs office lease in San Francisco skyscraper at 181 ... - Business Insider


Facebook has signed a lease at 181 Fremont, a mixed-use tower in San Francisco. The space will house up to 3000 employees across 436000 square feet.and more »

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 22:00:31 GMT | MORE DETAILS

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  • MOST RISKY AREAS FOR A Mw 6.5+ EARTHQUAKE IN SEPTEMBER 2017
  • 01. JAPAN (11.71%)
  • 02. INDONESIA (8.07%)
  • 03. MEXICO (6.57%)
  • 04. CHILE (5.15%)
  • 05. TURKEY (4.94%)
  • 06. SUMATRA (4.54%)
  • 07. PAPUA NEW GUINEA (4.24%)
  • 08. NEW ZEALAND (4.13%)
  • 09. FIJI (3.06%)
  • 10. VANUATU (3.01%)
  • 11. SAMOAN ISLANDS (2.21%)
  • 12. IRAN (2.19%)
  • 13. PAKISTAN (2.13%)
  • 14. PERU (2.13%)
  • 15. ITALY (2.12%)
  • MOST RISKY DAYS FOR A Mw 6.5+ EARTHQUAKE TO OCCUR
  • 01. SUNDAY (15.0136%)
  • 02. SATURDAY (14.8317%)
  • 03. FRIDAY (14.5587%)
  • 04. TUESDAY (14.4677%)
  • 05. MONDAY (14.3767%)
  • 06. WEDNESDAY (14.0127%)
  • 07. THURSDAY (12.7389%)
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